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Saturday, January 9, 2010

the appointed place

the appointed place
who can find it?
lingering here
in the familiar
is it here?
feeling Him calling 
responding with glee
then frustrated 
a roadblock
why?

stop 
turn around
go through it

the appointed place
i am searching
is it there?
traveling in the unfamiliar
following the voice within
i recognize it
then suddenly
a deep canyon
why?


stop
jump
build a bridge 


the appointed place
i have found it
under His arm
up on His shoulders
in the palm of His hands
resting there
knowing

safe and secure
on the pathway 
as we journey together

in my appointed place.



28 comments:

Sassy Granny ... said...

Ah yes ... the restfulness of settling into His appointed places. It's where we long to be, regardless of the circumstance that places us there.

Lovely!

Blessings,
Kathleen

Andrea said...

Beautiful!
I needed this, today.
Blessings, andrea

Darcie said...

Thank you for this,

I hope I am in my place and just as importantly...FILLING my place.

RCUBEs said...

Lots of why's but if that's where He wants us to be, no need to ask. Just follow with your heart. Beautiful!

Love and blessings.

Mich said...

Beautiful...

Wylie said...

I love remembering that there are times that we ask Jesus to move the mountain, and yet He tells us we must climb this one to see the greater Glory to be revealed on the other side. How great is our God indeed!
Wylie

Kristin said...

I really like this poem! I was on top of the world the other day, then it feels like I did fall into a canyon or something, but I'm going to keep pressing forward! So, thanks for this! Hope you have a great weekend!!

Alleluiabelle said...

Hi Dear Friend,

Your words...so beautiful, so reflective of my own image sometimes struggling up the mountain but anticipating the open arms of our loving Father...and yet, He was with me during the entire climb.

Thank you for such friendship, for wonderful thoughts and prayers left on my site. Your heart reflects such beauty.

Love you,
Alleluiabelle

LisaShaw said...

That beautiful, sacred and privileged place for me (us) is the appointed place...HIS Presence.

I'm so thankful to HIM.

Thanks for sharing this Christy. It says it all!

Love and blessings dear friend.

christy rose said...
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Anonymous said...

LOVE LOVE LOVE IT

Anonymous said...

sweet!!
MOM

Julie said...

Beautiful, Christy, absolutely beautiful... There is no better place than His appointed place.

Adeye said...

Oh my---I absolutely LOVE that, friend. There is no place I'd rather be.

So stunning.

Love and hugs.

He & Me + 3 said...

Beautiful. That is the appointed place. Thank you so much for the sweetest comments you have been leaving for me lately.
Love ya!
Mimi

Jenilee said...

love this... thanks for posting it!

Karen said...

Just where I want to stay....

Beautiful words!

Saleslady371 said...

This is beautifully written.

Veronica said...

Beautiful poem, Christy!

wife.mom.nurse said...

Yes, beautiful. Wow.

septembermom said...

So amazing. Beautifully expressed. Love it! Thank you.

Foursons said...

Wow- beautiful! Thanks for sharing with us.

Deborah Ann said...

I didn't know you're a poet! This is stunningly beautiful...

Jenn@Spejory said...

Oh yes! In His presence. Beautifully said.

mama's smitten said...

Very cool and so True!

Valerie said...

Hi Christy Rose!

I'm so excited that you discovered my blog and became a follower! I too am returning the courtesy...your blog is definitely a delight to read and so very peaceful.

Your family is beautiful...what blessings you've been given. I noticed you have a little one...only 1 or 2 years old...he is absolutely adorable. I only mention this b/c I too am in my 40s and I am expecting my 3rd baby this summer.

We have yet to go public on our blog or individual facebook accounts, but have slowly been telling folks...so you're in on a little secret.

After years of struggling with infertility and multiple pregnancy losses, I feel so blessed to be pregnant once again and scheduled to deliver just a few weeks shy of my 41st birthday. WOW GOD is great!!!

So nice to meet you and looking forward to getting to know you better,

Valerie

Cathy said...

Hi I'm over visiting from the 5 mom's site because they said you won the new blog header and I wanted to see what Miti ends up making for you. She's awesome and I'm sure you will love it. I won a couple months ago and love what she did for me.

Congrats to you.

Tea With Tiffany said...

Beautiful.

Appointed place at the appointed time. There we can find great rest.